A Nova Scotia Airport Just Became Canada's Loneliest With No Passenger Flights At All
The last passenger plane left this morning.
Could this be Canada’s loneliest airport?in Nova Scotia no longer has any incoming or outgoing passenger flights, thanks to cancellations related to COVID-19.
On the morning of January 11, one final plane takeoff marked the end of the airport’s scheduled commercial flight operations.
I wouldn't call it a milestone. I would call it a very difficult and sad day.
Back in October, WestJetits scheduled routes to the region, citing the COVID-19 pandemic’s unprecedented effect on the industry.
By December,that services in Cape Breton would be suspended until further notice.
On January 11, anflight from Sydney, Nova Scotia, to Toronto was the last passenger plane set to leave the airport.
Now, none are scheduled to arrive or depart.
The airport’s CEO, Mike MacKinnon, described it as “a very difficult and sad day."
"It appears the pace the CBC News.is not going to really help the industry very much, at least from what I've seen," he added, per
The only services operating out of Sydney airport now will bewhich visit a couple of times per week, as well as the occasional chartered flight.